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A Unique Look at the Seafloor Near Bermuda: Bermudian Students Explore with Deep Camera System

The sixgill shark approached the camera deployed from a boat floating five miles offshore Cooper’s Island in Bermuda, then did what sharks often do: tried to eat it. Video footage, viewed by nearly two-dozen enthralled local students and their teachers while visiting BIOS on March 14, showed the shark at 2,700 feet (937 meters) deep chewing on the camera system, its teeth raking the sides of the glass pressure housing. The shark’s trademark six gills came into view as the camera system disappeared into its mouth for a few seconds—...

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This Job is for the Birds: Bermuda Program Alum Works with Hawaii’s Endangered Seabirds

Once of the most rewarding aspects of running a decades-long education program is following up with former students to learn where their experiences have taken them, both personally and professionally. The Bermuda Program, now in its 43rd yea...

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Collaboration Benefits Island’s Students at BIOS

A novel partnership between BIOS’s Ocean Academy and the University of Delaware (UDel) this winter gave dozens of local teachers and students the opportunity to learn about marine robotics and how they are used to explore the oceans. Oceano...

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BRFU Celebrates Launch of the Bermuda Women’s Rugby Academy

One of the most exciting developments within Bermuda’s sporting community is undoubtedly the recent establishment of a development academy for women’s rugby. Launched in January, the academy features a Bermuda Women’s Rugby Developing P...

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Adara Celebrates 20 Years Helping People in Extreme Poverty

Established in Bermuda in 1998, The Adara Group is the brainchild of former Bermuda Commercial Bank Managing Director Audette Exel, whose business acumen and passion for social justice has raised millions of dollars and brought healthcare and ed...

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A Comprehensive Look at an Uncharted Reef: BIOS Marine Ecologist Uses Award to Expand Ongoing Studies of a Beloved Island Reef

A team of technical divers and scientists, accompanied by an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) and molecular biology tools, will comprehensively map, photograph, and study part of Bermuda’s deepest reef system with funds from the Cawthorn In...